Annual Bob And Juli Bell Ringing Campaign a Success

During their five-hour stint for the Salvation Army on Friday, December 16, 2022, afternoon host Bob Flynn and midday host Juli Morgan, appealed to the community on location while ringing bells and remote broadcasting at the Hillsdale Market House. The community donated $10,132.50 to the kettle. Biggby Coffee, located inside the store, chipped in $1 from each beverage sold during […]

Winter Storm Preparation Should Include Increased Caution for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Coldwater, MI –   As families make preparation for the holidays, our area is awaiting the arrival of the first predicted major snow event. The Branch Hillsdale St. Joseph Community Health Agency is urging residents preparing for the weather, to also prepare for potential power outages and be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. There are steps you and your […]

WINTER STORM WARNING

Winter Storm WarningFrom Thu 7 pm until Sat 7 am EST Action RecommendedMake preparations per the instructionsIssued ByNorth Webster – IN, US, National Weather ServiceAffected AreaPortions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and northwest OhioDescription…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THURSDAY TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY… WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches. Winds gusting […]

MSP Investigates Car-Pedestrian Crash In Moscow Twp.

Michigan State Police from the Jackson Post are working on their investigation of a car-pedestrian crash in Moscow Township, Tuesday afternoon.  Troopers were called to the scene at US 12 and Brown Road, around 12:00 pm.  Authorities say one person was injured in the incident–authorities have not released any other details as the investigation is ongoing.  The intersection was shut […]

Police Seek Man Who Fled Custody

Local authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who fled police Monday night.  Hudson Police say 34 year-old Todie Joe Phillips escaped custody around 9:00 pm.  He’s wanted on several warrants.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Todie Joe Phillips is asked to call 911 or Lenawee County Central Dispatch at 517 263 0524–You can also […]

Veterans Coalition Works To Improve Access To Care

The Hillsdale County Veterans Coalition has created a plan to improve access to healthcare for local vets, by bringing together HIllsdale Hospital, the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor and Lifeways.  According to a press release, The Coalition identified a critical community need when the Hillsdale City Police Department reached out to then coalition leader, Corey Murray, to assist with serving […]

Shopping Local Has Long Term Benefits

It’s black Friday and the National Retailers Association expects holiday sales to increase six to eight percent over last year, despite inflation and talk of a recession. Retailers are encouraging buyers to shop at local stores today–and  tomorrow on Small Business Saturday. Ken Joswiak, of the Hillsdale Business Association told WCSR News, shopping locally has a positive ripple effect by […]

Former Candidate and Local Activist Arrested for Felony Harassment.

A former candidate for Hillsdale County Commissioner and a local social media activist are free on bond following their arrest for allegedly harassing a woman via posts on social media.  52 year-old Kelly Mapes, of Allen, and 50 year-old Joseph Hendee, of Hillsdale, were arrested Saturday on felony warrants for Unlawfully Posting A Message.  The arrests follow an investigation by […]